Carnegie Mellon
Department of Chemistry

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Dean McCullough was a guest on an Internet-based science talk-radio show on August 11. (Listen online)

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Carnegie Mellon University Hosts ACS-PRF Summer School on Green Chemistry (ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry website)

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University Science Indicators ranks Carnegie Mellon second among high-impact U.S. universities in organic chemistry & polymer science in average citations per paper.


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Events and Seminars

Tuesday, September 14, 2004
12:30 PM
Zachary Shiffler
Micelles as Nanocarriers of Chemical Species
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, September 16, 2004
2:00 PM

FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Elena Sheina
Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Regioregular Thiophene Polymers with Polyetheric Substituents
Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Thursday, September 16, 2004
4:45 pm
Adrian E. Roitberg, University of Florida, Gainesville
New Methods for Quantum/Classical Modelling of Enzymatic Reactions
Joint seminar with University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry

Friday, September 17, 2004
2:30 PM
Nobuhiro Ohta, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
Electric Field Effects on Emission and Photofunction of Materials
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, September 28, 2004
4:45 pm
Leslie Dutton, University of Pennsylvania
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, September 30, 2004
4:45 pm
David Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

October 8–9, 2004
Departmental Retreat

Thursday, October 14, 2004
4:45 pm
Nick Hud, Georgia Tech
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, October 19, 2004
4:45 pm
Victoria DeRose, Texas A&M University
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, October 21, 2004
4:45 pm
Vincent Huynh, Emory University
Site Specific Chemistry at a Unique Iron Site of the [4Fe-4S] Cluster in Ferredoxin: Thioredoxin Reductase
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, November 9, 2004
4:45 pm
Michael D. Barnes, University of Massachusetts
Nantennae: Oriented nanostructures from single molecules of conjugated polymers
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, November 16, 2004
4:45 pm
Dmitry Matyushov, Arizona State University
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, November 18, 2004
4:45 pm
Caroline Harris, PPG Industries, Inc.
Superhydrophilic TiO2 Thin Films and Applications to Glass Technology
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room


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